Saturday, July 19, 2008
New virus attack related with Angelina Jolie
There are new virus attack spreading on the net. Fans of Angelina Jolie need to be beware of the virus. There are spam messages that alleged of pertaining video clip of Angelina Jolie and claim to be sent as part of the MSN Featured Offers programme and asking users to download a file called 'video-nude-anjelina.avi.exe' which is infected with Trojan.Agent.AGGZ if they want to see it.
Vlad Valceanu, head of BitDefender anti-spam research said "The spam wave is part of a larger category of unsolicited messages that rely on social engineering techniques in order to lure unwary users into installing Trojans. This type of attack seems to be extremely successful, as the number of messages has quickly escalated over the last couple months. In order to achieve their goals, spammers usually rely on international celebrities and their pictures, along with catchy yet fake news leads."